Admissions & Financial Aid
What are the general requirements for James River College?
Diploma: Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.
Core Subjects: A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college-prep classes (English, Mathematics, Social Sciences, and a Science with a lab).
Grade Average: A “C” average is expected. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at James River College, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.
Standardized Tests: Standardized Tests: Incoming freshmen are required to take the ACT or SAT test. As an approved location of Evangel University, the code that is used is Evangel’s code. The codes are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.
When should I start my application?
Is there an application deadline?
Yes, the application deadline for the fall semester is August 1st; the application deadline for the spring semester is December 15th.
Where do I apply for financial aid?
Are scholarships available?
Can I re-apply for scholarships in my second year?
Scholarships that are distributed evenly across 4 semesters are one time scholarships for incoming Freshman designed to give students a consistent financial aid package during their time at James River College.
How many students receive the practicum scholarships?
Does James River College offer an accredited degree?
Where do you receive your accreditation?
James River College is a campus of Evangel University. Evangel is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Where do my classes take place?
All James River College courses are live seated classes taught by Evangel University professors at the James River Church South Campus.
Can I transfer credits?
Once I graduate from James River College, can credits be transferred to another institution?
Can I take James River College classes part-time or online?
Where is housing located?
Can I live off campus?
Do students live in dorm rooms?
Can I bring a washer and dryer?
Can I have friends spend the night?
How do I apply for student housing?
Can I still have a job while attending James River College?
How safe is campus?
The safety of our students is very important to us. All classes and most ministry opportunities take place at James River Church, where there is always on-site security personnel present to make sure everyone on campus is safe.
All staff, students, and church volunteers are also required to wear a security badge, which allows them to have fob access to the church building.
Nightly walkthroughs of our student housing are also conducted by our resident assistants to ensure every student’s apartment is safe & secure.
Do I need to have a car?
Is there a student dating policy?
How much does James River College cost?
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